Directions: Go to wikipedia and look up your birthday (excluding the year). List three neat facts, two births and one death in your journal, including the year.
1881 - The American Red Cross is established by Clara Barton.
1927 - Charles Lindbergh touchs down at Le Bourget Field in Paris, completing the world's first solo nonstop flight across the Atlantic Ocean.
1980 - Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back opens in theaters.
427 BC - Plato, Greek philosopher (d. 347 BC)
1921 - Andrei Sakharov, Russian physicist and activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (declined) (d. 1989)
1991 - Rajiv Gandhi, Prime Minister of India (b. 1944)